System Administration Guide: Basic Administration

Adding a Group and User With the groupadd and useradd Commands

The following example shows how to use the groupadd and useradd commands to add the group scutters and the user scutter1 to files on the local system. These commands cannot be used to manage users in a name service environment.

# groupadd -g 102 scutters
# useradd -u 1003 -g 102 -d /export/home/scutter1 -s /bin/csh \
-c "Scutter 1" -m -k /etc/skel scutter1
64 blocks

For more information, see the groupadd(1M) and useradd(1M) man pages.